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NYPD Officer Accused Of Breaking Into Apartment, Attacking Woman

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FILE – A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer was arrested and charged Monday on allegations that he broke into an apartment and attacked a woman in the Bronx.

Officer Eugene Donnelly, 27, was charged Monday morning with burglary and third-degree assault, police said.

Police told CBS 2 he was accused of breaking into a Bronx apartment and assaulting the woman inside.

The New York Daily News reported Donnelly was accused of walking out of his friend’s apartment in his underwear, busting into the 30-year-old woman’s apartment as she slept at 5:30 a.m. June 11, and hitting her multiple times.

The newspaper reported the woman claimed the suspect went on to go into the woman’s refrigerator and drink from her milk container before leaving.

The newspaper reported that Donnelly had received the police Combat Cross and had shaken hands with Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office was handling the case, police told CBS 2.

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